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Headteacher (Virtual School)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
06/02/2020
Advert End Date:
20/02/2020 22:59
Salary:
Soulbury 10-13, £46,724 - £50,561 per annum (plus 3 SPA)
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Education
Vacancy ID:
195702
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Post Number:
CES19(e)
Closing date:
20 Feb
Further Information

Newcastle City Council’s Education and Skills Division is seeking a Virtual School Headteacher.

You will work in close and effective partnership with teams in Education and Skills, Early Help, Inclusion and Vulnerable Children, and Social Care, to carry out the statutory role of the Headteacher of the Virtual School for Looked After Children. You will work effectively and collaboratively with children and young people, schools, parents and carers in order to raise educational standards and promote positive outcomes.

You will have Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and be able to demonstrate success at improving a range of outcomes of Looked After Children, including development innovation and best practice.

For further information about the post please contact Sandra Davison, Service Manager for Access and Inclusion on 0191 2774465 or email: sandra.davison@newcastle.gov.uk

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form.

Interviews will be held on Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 March 2020.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.